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The Russian-crewed vessel is reported to have been spotted 400 nautical miles off one of the Cape Verde islands, an archipelago that lies west of Senegal.
“The Arctic Sea is some 400 nautical miles off one of the islands of Cape Verde, therefore outside its territorial waters,” a Cape Verde coastguard official told the AFP news agency.
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Russia’s ambassador to Cape Verde said a Russian naval frigate was heading to the area. Alexander Karpushin said that he had no information on the Arctic Sea’s location.
A Russian-manned cargo ship that vanished last month in the Atlantic has reportedly been seen along the West African coast near Cape Verde.
The Russian state news agency ITAR-TASS and the German paper Financial Times Deutschland reported that the ship was spotted near the islands of Cape Verde, a former Portuguese colony off the coast of West Africa. ITAR-Tass, reporting from London, cited unidentified officials at Nato; the newspaper cited two sources but did not identify them.
Originally posted by mrmonsoon
What oh what will they find........
Regardless of what they find, what will they report???